Assistant Accountant in Lagos, Nigeria

Health, Wellness and Fitness
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

To provide financial reporting, treasury standards and quality accounts payable management and to develop, maintain and enhance internal financial controls to safeguard the assets of the company.




  • liaising with clients (individuals or businesses) and providing financial information and advice;
  • reviewing the company's systems and analysing risk;
  • performing tests to check financial information and systems;
  • advising clients on tax planning (within current legislation to enable them to minimise their tax liability) and tax issues associated with activities such as business acquisitions and mergers;
  • maintaining accounting records and preparing accounts and management information for small businesses (accountancy);
  • advising clients on business transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions (corporate finance);
  • advising clients on areas of business improvement, or dealing with insolvency;
  • detecting and preventing fraud (forensic accounting);
  • managing junior colleagues.


-First Degree (HND or B.Sc)


-Minimum of 1 years experience in a similar capacity as an Accountant for a large volume service- typed business, in an MNC environment.

-2 years supervisory experience (preferable)

-Good interpersonal and communication skills

-Strong analytical skills, highly motivated and result-oriented.

-Software skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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